Americans Streb, Walker Tied Atop PGA
7/30/2016
Robert Streb became the 28th player to ever shoot a 63 at a Major – but the third in just 16 days – allowing him to tie fellow American Jimmy Walker atop the leaderboard at the end of the second round of the PGA Championship Sunday in New Jersey. The two men are tied at 9-under, two strokes...
Walker Leads PGA; Stenson 2 Strokes Back
7/29/2016
Jimmy Walker leads the PGA Championship by a stroke after one round at Baltusrol Golf Course in Springfield, New Jersey, with a host of international players trailing him including Open Championship winner Henrik Stenson, who sits two strokes back.Players from seven different countries – US, UK, Ge...
PGA Championship: Baltusrol Preview Hole by Hole
7/26/2016
The PGA Championship begins July 28 at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. The 121-year old private club is one of the most famous in the country, with a par 70 for Majors and a total length of 7,400 yards. Both the Lower and Upper Courses were designed by A.W. Tillinghast.Baltusrol...
Day, Mickelson, McIlroy Paired for PGA
7/25/2016
Knowing how to get butts in the seats, the PGA Tour has paired defending champion Jason Day, 2014 winner Rory McIlroy, and recent Open Championship runner-up Phil Mickelson together for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship, which gets underway Thursday at Baltusrol.Day is the obvious draw –...
FedEx Cup, Race to Dubai Updates – July 18, 2016
7/19/2016
Open Championship winner Henrik Stenson vaulted to No. 2 in the latest Race to Dubai standings, putting the first serious pressure on leader Danny Willett since Willett won the Masters in late April.Stenson has 2.866 million points through 10 events. Willett leads the field with 3.154 million throu...
Rankings update post-Open
7/18/2016
Henrik Stenson rose back to No. 5 in the world with his win at The Open Championship and runner-up Phil Mickelson rocketed up to 13th, his highest standing in two years.Stenson closed the gap significantly on No. 4 Rory McIlroy, trailing the former No. 1 points (9.3918-8.776). Jason Day spent his 1...
Stenson Breaks Records, Wins Open Title
7/18/2016
Henrik Stenson joined Johnny Miller as the only men in pro golf history to card a 63 in the final round of a Major, doing so Sunday at Royal Troon in Scotland to win The Open Championship, tying a Major record by finishing 20-under par.He needed every ounce of that record-setting performance to hol...
Henrik Stenson’s Open Win: By the Numbers
7/18/2016
Here are some of the more interesting statistics and bits of trivia from Henrik Stenson’s record-setting win at the 145th Open Championship.-20: Henrik Stenson’s final score tied Jason Day’s record for the lowest cumulative score at a Major. Day shot 20-under at the 2015 PGA Championship.4: Consecu...
Stenson, Mickelson Separate from Pack at Troon
7/17/2016
Unless golf’s fickle hand of fate interferes, Sunday’s final day at The Open Championship figures to be a two-man race between a 5-time Major winner and man looking to win his first at age 40.Sweden’s Henrik Stenson fired his second 68 in three days to take a 1-stroke lead over American Phil Mickle...
The Open Championship
7/16/2016
16/07/16, Saturday Henrik Stenson is in the conversation for the best golfer in the world to have never won a Major – he’s been ranked as high as No. 3 in the world, has 14 combined wins on the PGA and European Tours, is the only man to win the FedEx Cup and the Race to Dubai titles in the same yea...
Golfers Honor Victims of Tragedy in Nice
7/15/2016
Playing in the continent’s most prestigious tournament on their country’s greatest holiday should have been a day to remember for French golfers Victor Dubuisson and Clement Sordet.It will be, for all the wrong reasons. Sordet, who move to Nice a year ago with his girlfriend, was woken up by texts...
Defending Champ Johnson Tied for 4th at Open
7/15/2016
Phil Mickelson was the toast of Troon on Thursday, but he wasn’t the only player to have a dynamite first round of the 145th Open Championship.Fifty players were at least one stroke under par, among them defending champion Zach Johnson, who is tied for fourth with a 4-under 67.  Johnson was br...
Lefty Does Everything Right, Leads Open with 63
7/15/2016
Phil Mickelson will remember the one that got away, the 62 that was in his grasp and the history it would have invoked.Instead he’ll have to settle for a 3-stroke lead after the first day of the 145th Open Championship at Scotland’s Royal Troon Golf Course.Mickelson had a tremendous shot at 62 but...
Best Birthday Present Ever: Noren Wins Aberdeen
7/13/2016
Sweden’s Alex Noren woke up Tuesday morning to turn 34 with the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open trophy on his bedside table.That’s how you celebrate a birthday.Noren finished 14-under to take the title by a single stroke over the UK’s Tyrrell Hatton. It’s not the first time the summer month...
Johnson Rises to No. 2, Jaidee Into Top 40
7/9/2016
Dustin Johnson’s win at the WGC-Bridgestone, fresh on the heels of his victory at the US Open, vaulted him to No. 2 in the world in the most recent Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) earlier this week.Johnson is averaging 11.1544 points per tournament, nudging him slightly ahead of Jordan Spieth,...
Jaidee Claims 8th Euro Tour Title
7/8/2016
Thongchai Jaidee nearely lapped the field en route to his eighth European Tour title on Sunday, winning the 100th Open de France at Paris’ Le Golf National. Starting on the 14th hole of Round 2, Jaidee did not record a bogey for 40 straight holes before closing with one on No. 18 on Sunday by which...